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Photo courtesy of Flickr  Story by Wendy Anderson / Contributing Writer It’s that time of the year again. Houses are decked in everything red and green, hot chocolate serves as the wintertime water, candy canes are in abundance and ugly holiday sweaters are consuming your every thought. These tacky and sometimes abrasive sweaters have become …

Photos and story by Erin Alexander / Contributing Writer Correction: Artists of the Boro Art Crawl are not asked to pay any fees to the venues. Participation is free for both artists and venues.   In appreciation of local talent, the Murfreesboro square gave a warm welcome to local artists and art enthusiasts Saturday at the Boro …

Photos by Shade Narramore / Contributing Photographer Story by Gerardo Palacios / Contributing Writer The Frist Center for Visual Arts hosted a free Family Festival Day Sunday, which featured Chicago artist Nick Cave’s installation, “Nick Cave: Feat.” It also featured family activities that revolved around Cave’s famous Soundsuits, which are intended to hide a person’s race, …

Photos by Tayhlor Stephenson / MTSU Sidelines Bell Buckle, Tennessee, is known for its small-town, historic vibe, making it the perfect setting for some of the state’s most popular festivals, including the RC-Moon Pie Festival and the Bell Buckle Craft Fair, which hosted thousands of festival-goers this weekend. At the Bell Buckle Craft Fair, it’s all …

Photo and story by Altima Sisavad / Contributing Writer The Murfreesboro square hosted yet another Boro Art Crawl, an event that showcases local paintings, crafts, music, dance and more, Friday night. A tribal belly-dancing and drumming group called Bohemian Sisters rallied a full crowd. The performers were dressed in colorful apparel and danced to a …

Photo courtesy of Celebrate Nashville Centennial Park in Nashville will host the 21st annual Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The free event offers a wide range of music, dance, food and activities for all ages. One-in-six Nashvillians is foreign-born, according to Celebrate Nashville’s website. The organization claims that …